Tag: Nicos Anastasiades

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Turkish Cypriots show solidarity as thousands protest against government, corruption, and police brutality in South Cyprus

Pro-unification Turkish Cypriots took to social media to express their solidarity with Greek Cypriots protesting against government corruption and police brutality in South Cyprus. The two minute 18 second clip featured over a dozen Turkish Cypriots speaking in Turkish, English and Greek, each one condemning the ugly scenes that had played out at the first […]

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Two state solution raised during first meeting between Cypriot leaders Ersin Tatar and Nicos Anastasiades

On Tuesday evening Ersin Tatar, the newly elected president of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), met his South Cyprus counterpart Nicos Anastasiades for the first time. The meeting was arranged by Elizabeth Spehar, the United Nations Special Representative and Deputy Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus. Ms Spehar hosted the two political […]

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UN Secretary General and two Cypriot leaders agree to reconvene talks

António Guterres has announced he is ready to restart the Cyprus Talks. A statement released late on Monday evening by the United Nations said the Secretary General will “extend his efforts” to initiate “results-oriented negotiations” to resolve the long-standing Cyprus Problem. The news follows a day of informal talks at Hotel Adlon Kempiski in Berlin […]

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Akıncı ‘dismayed’ by Greek Cypriot rejection of gas and oil cooperation offer

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) President Mustafa Akıncı has expressed his “regret” and “dismay” after Greek Cypriot political party leaders rejected his offer to work together to exploit potential offshore energy resources by claiming that a solution to the Cyprus problem must come first. Mr Akıncı accused the Greek Cypriot side of acting in […]

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UK Turkish Cypriots meet Prince Charles, as Greek Cypriot leader Anastasiades gets red carpet treatment at Buckingham Palace

Successful British Turkish Cypriots were among the guests at a Buckingham Palace event hosted by Prince Charles to “celebrate the Cypriot diaspora in the UK”. Baroness Hussein-Ece, artist Tracey Emin, businessman and Dragon’s Den star Touker Süleyman, lawyer Emma Edhem and former British Ambassador to Iceland Alp Mehmet attended the glitzy do. Greek Cypriot leader […]